Background: This position falls under the Authority’s Support Services Department which provides support in the form of mechanical, building and grounds maintenance, collection systems operation, vehicle maintenance and repair as well as any and all other support services as required by the Authority. Persons holding this position are expected to demonstrate skills, abilities and work ethics that will serve to provide personalized instruction, guidance as well as to mentor subordinate positions within the Authority and promote the growth and advancement of other employees in those positions. Persons working in this position shall take direction from management, leaders, and mechanics in establishing workloads, goals, and objectives and shall act as a liaison to other subordinate positions in accomplishing the Authority mission.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Apprentice is responsible for first echelon maintenance and repair tasks and the operation of the Authority’s collection and conveyance system. Individuals in this position are expected to develop skills and abilities with time in grade to facilitate the overhaul, installation, maintenance, and repair of the Authority’s mechanical equipment with decreasing levels of supervision. Individuals in this position are expected to be refining their individual skills and abilities in anticipation of becoming Support System Journeyman as those positions become available.
The duties of the Apprentice shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
Assist other Support System staff in carrying out duties as assigned
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
To repair, maintain, install and overhaul mechanical equipment
Implement safety procedures when working on equipment
Responsible for minor electrical repair and connection/disconnecting electrical equipment, with supervision
Reports to Leader, Mechanic